For safe volunteer opportunities and safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County’s website and the Volunteer Connection section. Please adhere to all recommendations from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control and Marathon County Health Department.

Find More Donation + Volunteer Opportunities! Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at

Home-Made Cards Needed! (No oversized or odd-shaped cards please, as these require extra postage.) Cards should be Christmas/Holiday-themed and can be decorated however you like, please sign your first name and state that you are a Faith in Action volunteer. Also looking for postage for each card.

Please drop the cards off at our office by Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 630 Adams St, Wausau, WI 54403, in Immanuel Lutheran Church. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday. If you have any questions, please contact Jamie at 715.848.8783 or email

e-CYCLING Volunteers Needed! Volunteer on Fridays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Our scheduling is very flexible; you can choose to volunteer every Friday or once or twice a month, full days, half days, or just a couple of hours. New volunteers can come in and do a trial shift to see if e-CYCLING is a good fit for you, Since this is warehouse work, please dress for the weather and wear closed toe shoes.

Call 715.843.5985, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or email Rouleen at for inquires.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Comfort Blankets Needed! Marshfield Medical Center-Weston is in need of comfort blankets for patients (lap size or throw size). We appreciate all types of blankets – knit, quilts or tie blankets.   You can drop off at Door 4 and leave donations with the volunteer located at that door.  Please mark “Volunteer Services” and include your name and address so we can thank you for your donation.

Baby Items Needed! Help fill gaps in Rebecca’s Closet by donating clean, modern, gently-used baby items: infant bathtubs and bath towels, Boppy pillows, strollers (single and double) are particularly needed. Items can be dropped off at the United Way office, 705 S. 24th Ave., Suite 400B in Wausau during business hours.

Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.